Under the support of His Highness Sheik Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the thirteenth release of Al Dhafra Festival 2019 will commence. The celebration is sorted out by the Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee (CPHFC) in Abu Dhabi from ninth - 25th December 2019.
The occasions of the new version of the celebration were declared during the question and answer session held the previous night by the Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee in Mohamed Khalaf Al Mazrouei's Majlis, Al Karama Region, Abu Dhabi.
In the interest of Major General Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, Chairman of the Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee, Eisa Saif Al Mazrouei, the Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee conveyed a discourse during the public interview stated: "The occasions of the celebration agree with the time of resilience. These occasions mirror the inheritance of the establishing Shiekh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may Allah rest his spirit in harmony, in saving the legacy and the proceeding with help of His Highness Sheik Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the nation, may Allah protect him, in saving UAE's conventional social legacy ventures. This stems from the true confidence in the significance of upgrading the national character and fortifying our certifiable qualities, the boundless help from H.H. Sheik Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and close follow-up by H.H. Sheik Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region. With incredible appreciation and thankfulness I review the endeavors generally Sheik Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, may Allah show leniency upon him, and his verifiable commitments in safeguarding legacy notwithstanding his unceasing accomplishments in protecting and supporting the UAE's veritable inheritance by setting up various foundations and holding legacy celebrations and projects that feature the certified heritage of our nation."
He featured that supporting the celebration by His Highness Sheik Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, mirrors His Highness' insight on saving our social legacy and conveying it to the people in the future. He likewise exceptionally esteemed the expanding of the measure of prizes of the thirteenth version of Al Dhafra Festival up to AED 20 million by His Highness on the side of the camel proprietors so they can get the most perfect Arabian breeds and so as to open the entryway wide to the expanding quantities of members in camel race held during the celebration. The aggregate sum of celebration prizes in its present release has been expanded to around AED 60 million; AED 25 million of which for the prizes of camel race and AED 8 million for the prizes of different legacy rivalries.
He called attention to that there would be enormous amazements for the members and guests; as in excess of 1,000 prizes would be granted during the present release of Al Dhafra Festival. The celebration will be gone to by the biggest number of camel proprietors who might take part in the camel races containing 81 rounds to win 695 prizes. Further, there are several prizes assigned for various legacy and well known camel rivalries and races notwithstanding every day prizes for guests of the celebration during the different occasions of Al Dhafra's conventional souq.
"This year the celebration will observer an immense extension regarding association, rivalries and significant occasions extending more than many kilometers in the door of the Empty Quarter "Madinat Zayed". Notwithstanding the fundamental camel race and camel-draining challenge, the celebration will sort out 9 rivalries mirroring the UAE and Gulf social legacy. These 9 rivalries have been allotted around 245 prizes notwithstanding 16 legacy related crafted works and cooking rivalries intended for ladies, men and kids in the focal point of Al Dhafra's conventional souq in the celebration." Mr Obaid Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Planning and Projects Director at the Committee, said.
He demonstrated that the occasions of the celebration would incorporate a falconry challenge which is composed by Abu Dhabi Falconers Club. The challenge has been apportioned 60 prizes appropriated to 6 rounds; 4 of which are general rounds for Farkh youngster class (Jeer Teba/Jeer Shaheen/Jeer/Jeer Kermousha) and 2 rounds for Jirnas general (1 round for Jeer Teba + Jeer Shaheen and 1 round for Jeer + Jeer Kermousha) and 2 rounds for Jirnas general (1 round for Jeer Teba + Jeer Shaheen and 1 round for Jeer + Jeer Kermousha). In a bird of prey challenge for Farkh classification which is sorted out in collaboration with Al Marzoom chasing save, 9 significant prizes have been dispensed for 3 rounds (Jeer Shaheen farkh, Pure Jeer farkh and Pure Kermousha farkh).
Also, the legacy related Arabian Saluki (greyhound) rivalry title for 2500 meters will be held for this present year. The challenge has been designated 10 prizes appropriated to 2 rounds (1 round for females and 1 round for guys). With respect to the legacy related Arabian Saluki race, it has been assigned 12 prizes for 4 classes (Al Hoss guys, Al Hoss females, Aryash guys and Aryash females). Moreover, a thoroughbred Arabian steed race has been dispensed 9 prizes conveyed to 3 rounds (Al Dhafra principle round, the open round and novices' round), while 10 significant prizes have been assigned for the thoroughbred Arabian ponies race circulated to 3 rounds (Al Dhafra fundamental round, the open round and amateurs' round). Concerning shooting finish, 10 significant prizes have been designated for the shooting rivalry sorted out in collaboration with Al Dhafra Shooting Club in Madinat Zayed. With regards to the Ghanam Al Naim Mazayna (lamb magnificence rivalry), 60 prizes dispersed to 6 rounds have been dispensed (the most lovely smash, the most wonderful ewe, the most delightful male lamb, the most excellent female lamb, the most lovely male lamb privately delivered and the most wonderful female lamb privately created) and an open round for the 3 most excellent female lamb; ie Total 10.
"Al Dhfra's Traditional Souq will observer the Best Dates and Dates bundling rivalries. The challenge has assigned 25 prizes disseminated to 5 classifications (Dabbas, Khalas, Sheeshee, Fard and dates bundling). There is additionally the harsh milk rivalry which has been allotted 50 prizes circulated to 5 rivalries more than 5 days. What's more, the Souq will observer different conventional rivalries including (customary dress sewing rivalry, Al Telli' (weaving), Sadu (weaving cotton and fleece), Al Saff rivalry, fragrance rivalry, frankincense rivalry, ladies style show rivalry, young ladies design show rivalry, ladies well known nourishment rivalry, men mainstream nourishment rivalry, Burqa rivalry, Thaml and weaving rivalry, customary rug (Zarabeel) weaving, draining challenge, making dolls utilizing the old way). What's more, there are 8 workshops for youngsters. These are (planning espresso and croissant, getting ready Logemat "nibbles", getting ready desserts, Al Jabees workshop, planning Sana'a, making the eating table, planning well known toys, getting ready of mud), notwithstanding numerous different occasions on the principle assembly hall and the youngster town alongside the presentation shows introduced by CPHFC Abu Dhabi fables troupe." He included
Al Mazrouei communicated his thanks and gratefulness to the key supporters remembering the Diwan of the senator for Al Dhafra Region, Municipalities and Transport Department, Abu Dhabi Police, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, the key accomplice Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC), the internet based life support Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Nawah Energy Company, Barakah One Company), the supporters Abu Dhabi Medical Services Co. (Seha), Abu Dhabi Agriculture And Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA), Camel Races Federation, General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Awqaf (Endowments), Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) and Baynounah TV Channel, first Radio station.
Remarking on the camel race in Al Dhafra Festival 2019 and the increments and advancements brought into this release, Mr. Mohamed bin Aaded Al Mahyari, Festival Director of Camel Race, focused on that camel race would observer new advancements including key augmentations to Al Bairaq round incorporate the expanding of the quantity of spots for each round to become five spots for neighborhood asayl class and five positions for majaheem classification notwithstanding expanding the measure of the prize with the goal that the victor of the primary spot will get AED 3 million, the champ of the runner up will get AED 2 million, the champ of the third-spot will get AED 1.5 million, the victor of the fourth spot will get AED 1 million and the victor of the fifth-spot will get AED 500,000; ie the aggregate sum of the Bairaq prizes will become AED 16 million. Furthermore, different necessities identifying with the quantity of taking an interest camels will be corrected by diminishing the number from 50 camels in the previous years to 30 camels this year.
Al Mahyari included that 4 additional rounds have been added to be known as "challenge adjusts" where each round has been 5 prizes; ie an aggregate of 20 prizes, in the aggregate sum of AED 2.120 million. Members in Al Bairaq round and every single other member, as a rule, were permitted to take an interest in these rounds that incorporate (Laqaya round, neighborhood Camel hustling with robot maneuvers, a round for nearby Thanyah and Hawl, a round for Laqaya and Majaheem Camel dashing with robot racers and a round for Majaheem Thanyah and Hawl). Also, 4 single general rounds have been included for tribesmen. These are (Tellad general nearby round, Sharaya general neighborhood round, Tellad general Majaheem round and Sharaya general Majaheem round).
Al Mahyari pointed out that additional requirements have been added to single rounds. These are: camels suspected of steroids shall be referred to medical examination, the prize of the place for which no competing camel has qualified shall be withheld and all camels participating in the Bairaq rounds have the right to register in challenge rounds. As for the additions to the requirements of participating in camel rounds are: To refer the camel suspected of steroids to the medical examination, to withhold the prize of the place for which no competing camel has qualified, the camel that has failed to qualify to participate shall not be allowed to participate in the Bairaq round, the owner participating in Al Bairaq round shall be entitled to purchase a maximum of 15 she-camels, the owner participating in Baynouna round shall be entitled to a maximum of 10 she-camels and the camels participating in Al Bairaq rounds shall be allowed to participate in the challenge rounds.
Furthermore, festival-related microchips were implanted in the camels participating in the festival. These microchips were provided for free to all through the office of the committee in Al Dhafra Region.